Re: KDE: 'safely remove' does not safely remove

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On 11/6/06, Craig White <[email protected]> wrote:
> > The option of "safely remove" for removing pen drives is not working
> > properly here. To safely remove my pen drive I have to use the command
> > line through the command 'umount /dev/sda1'. Any ideas how to repair
> > that?
>
> Do you wait for the pendrive icon vanishes from desktop or konqueror after
> clicking "safely remove"? It may take some time to flush the pending data
> write operations to the pendrive. It's safe to remove it only when the it's
> icon disappear (i.e., when it's automatically unmounted).
----
that was it...OP has stated that it wasn't being automatically mounted
but rather a forced mount via entry in fstab
False: the problem was detected while automount option active. To
circumvent the problem, I then forced mount via entry in fstab.

Paul


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